Maybe pulling Peyton Manning in the third quarter was the right thing to do for the Indianapolis Colts. It can be argued that maybe it was the correct move.
It might not be a unanimous vote, and a few other players certainly are worthy of consideration, but there is no doubt Peyton Manning is the Most Valuable Player in the NFL this season.
With defenders in hot pursuit of Ben Roethlisberger and a coroner standing by on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ sideline, the big quarterback rifled a pass to the end zone.
Anticipating a trip to Las Vegas excites most people. Oregon State football coach Mike Riley might be an exception.
A quarterback who was anointed a star too soon was on display and further exposed Sunday. But Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers weren’t the frauds.
It’s the middle of December, the month when the Dallas Cowboys typically go into deep freeze and quarterback Tony Romo and coach Wade Phillips try to ignore the questions about their failures.
With the bowl season upon us, we’re constantly reminded how a great game is reduced to an imperfect, nonsensical mess. Cincinnati is one of five undefeated teams, but only two — Alabama and Texas — are allowed to play for the hoax that is the BCS national championship.
A week ago, Drew Brees was a surgeon, precisely cutting up one of the NFL’s most respected defenses. On Sunday, the New Orleans Saints quarterback was a magician, escaping in a matter of seconds from a straitjacket while being attacked by a swarm of bees.
What has changed to trigger the Tennessee Titans’ turnaround is obvious. Running back Chris Johnson has been a constant, however, producing highlights even during the team’s lowest moments.